Archive for March, 2009

They say scent is the strongest sense tied to memory. I don’t know if that’s scientifically accurate or not, but I can say that I used the Macy’s giftcard my boss gave me for Christmas to buy a bottle of Burberry Brit this weekend and I keep getting inadvertent whiffs of myself and thinking that […]

It was only by chance that Katrina happened to text me on Friday with, “Ugh oh, looks like Isbell’s playing Nashville on March 14.” A little research, and I discovered him to be playing the Mercy Lounge with Deer Tick at 9:00. (Lis, there’s nothing up for September yet, but I’m pretty sure this is […]

I am officially finished road-tripping. At least for a while. I’m also officially finished spending money. At least for a few months. My car and my checking account are making funny noises–the latter in particular, considering my student loan grace period ended last week and my first payment is due, like, now. Oh grad school, […]

I’m sure I’ve said it before, but I owe my love of Marah to Nick Hornby. Or, if not my love, than at least my initial interest in them. About a year ago, I read Hornby’s The Polysyllabic Spree and his two-page description of a Marah performance was enough to motivate me to seek out […]